Center For Statistics And The Social Sciences


The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences promotes collaborative interdisciplinary research on statistical methods for the social sciences, and teaches a rich menu of courses for social science students.


News and Events

Call for Proposals: Seed Grant Program Deadline: January 26, 2015
All graduate students affiliated with CSSS (however loosely!) are invited to participate in the First CSSS Data and Mapping Challenge
Article: Erosheva's award winning collaboration highlighted in A&S Perspectives
CSSS Class Project becomes APSR paper: Aaron Erlich and Dan Berliner's paper, Competing for Transparency: Political Competition and Institutional Reform in Mexican States began as a final project in their CSSS Event History Class. It has just been accepted into the American Political Science Review! Congratulations, Aaron (Ph.D. candidate in Political Science) and Dan (UW Ph.D, now Assistant Professor of Political Science at Minnesota)!

New Items

Working Paper no. 149 (581K bytes)

"Multilinear tensor regression for longitudinal relational data"
Peter Hoff
November 2014

Working Paper no. 148 (11.8M bytes)

"Small Area Estimation of Child Mortality in the Absence of Vital Registration"
Laina D Mercer, Jon Wakefield, Athena Pantazis, Angelina M Lutambi, Honorati Masanja, and Samuel J. Clark
November 2014

Working Paper no. 147 (496K bytes)

"Probabilistic Cause-of-death Assignment using Verbal Autopsies"
Tyler H. McCormick, Zehang Richard Li, Clara Calvert, Amelia C. Crampin, Kathleen Kahn, and Samuel J. Clark
November 2014

Working Paper no. 146 (650K bytes)

"InterVA4: An R package to analyze verbal autopsy data"
Zehang Richard Li, Tyler H. McCormick, and Samuel J. Clark
September 2014